Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is world-famous for its food. Bangkok restaurants are thronged by tourists looking for authentic and delicious Thai food. Most tourists and travelers book Cathay Pacific Malaysia flights and enjoy Bangkok, its touristic attractions and great food.
When you visit Thailand, it is a must to sample Thai food. You are sure to get overwhelmed by the sheer numbers of restaurants, the plethora of street food vendors and those countless food stalls. Every region boasts of a dish that is unique and different. There are many flights to Bangkok online booking that one can avail of. Look forward to a seamless booking experience when flying to Thailand and plan a special food tour. You will find the best specialties right on the streets of Bangkok!
Here are some must-try foods in Bangkok for those who are overwhelmed with choices and do not know where to start.
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Called Gai Tod, you must not miss out on the Thai fried chicken with golden brown looks. Enjoy them with sticky rice and topped with deep fried shallots.
Thai food is famous for crab dishes, and Drunken Crab is a hot favorite with the locals as well as the tourists. Those white chunks of crab meat are unbelievably delicious, although they look plain.
Thai Fish Cakes
You will love Thai Fish Cakes, known as Tod Mun Pla Krai. The fish is first battered before being deep-fried. Enjoy those hotcakes served with tangy and spicy chilly dip.
Another favorite dish is the Crab Omelette. Those huge chunks of crab meat are cooked with creamy omelet and can be enjoyed with fried rice and fried noodle.
Thai Steamed Dumplings
Known as Kanom Jeeb, Thai Steamed Dumplings are filled with fillings like shrimps, water chestnuts and shiitake mushrooms and served with fried garlic-soy sauce.
Fresh fish soup
Fresh fish soup is another food that should not be missed on your trip to Bangkok. Known as Tom Pla Kimpo, the quality seafood has been popular for generations here and is served with spicy salad.
You must savor those sunny sides up quail eggs that are popularly served in food courts and restaurants and street food stalls. The street food staple in Bangkok is hot and fast and a practical choice on the streets.
Tom Yum Pork Noodles
Tom Yum Pork Noodles are available in thin, flat, wonton and vermicelli and serves in clear, spicy soup. You can enjoy different add-ons, like a poached porkfish ball, pig liver and ground pork.
Grilled Chicken and Pork Skewers
Pork Skewers are skewered pork that is cooked over charcoal and has a smokiness. You can try different types of chicken and pork skewers that are served with a peanut dipping sauce.
Braised pork trotters
Locally known as Khao Kha Moo, the Braised pork trotters have been popular for more than fifty years now. What makes it popular is the unique sweet taste of the meat and the large size of pork trotters, that are braised in the Chinese herbs and spices for long hours.
Thai Crispy Crêpe
You will fall in love with this crêpe snacks that are topped with sweet dried coconut and meringue. Known as Khanom Bueang, they are best had when made fresh and can be addictive. It is a must eat when you’re in Bangkok.
Another Bangkok delicacy that your taste buds will enjoy is the Oyster Omelet. This is a Thai version of what you get in Singapore. You are sure to refer the starchier and crispier ones to be found on the streets of Bangkok.
Fresh Spring Rolls with Herbs
The Thai spring rolls are known as Kuay Teow Lui Suan. The spring rolls are filled with a variety of meat to vegetarian ingredients and are made fresh in the night markets. Enjoy them fresh and hot with the signature chilly dip of Thailand.